|U.S. Historical Documents - United States|
Read for librivox.org by Michael Scherer. The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (20MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
|Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 - H. C. Andersen|
Librivox recording of Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 by Hans Christian Andersen. Read in Danish by Hedvig and Kristoffer Hunsdahl. "H. C. Andersen opfattes af de fleste mennesker først og fremmest som en børnebogsforfatter. Det er samtidig meget typisk for hans eventyr, at fortællingerne også rummer passager, der taler til den voksne læsers forståelse. Derfor kan såvel børn som voksne have glæde af at opleve - eller genopleve - historierne...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Danish; fairy tales; eventyr; Danske; Hans Christian Andersen
|Uit het leven van Dik Trom - Cornelis Johannes Kieviet|
LibriVox opname van Uit het leven van Dik Trom, door Cornelis Johannes Kieviet. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Dit is het eerste van zes boeken over Dik Trom, een ondeugende, dikke jongen, waarvan zijn vader altijd zegt: “Het is een bijzonder kind, en dat is-ie”. This is the first of six books about Dik Trom, a naughty, fat boy, about whom his father always says: "He's a special child, and that's what he is"...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Nederlands; Dik Trom
|Uli der Knecht - http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremias_Gotthelf|
Librivox Aufnahme von Uli der Knecht, von Jeremias Gotthelf. Read in German by Hans Hafen. Der Roman Uli der Knecht von Jeremias Gotthelf (1797-1854) erschien 1841. Es handelt sich formal um einen pikaresk angelegten Roman. Die Episodenhaftigkeit ist hier als relevantes Merkmal zu nennen. Daneben ist der Roman aber als Bildungsroman/Erziehungsroman einzustufen, der - ganz im Zeichen von Gotthelfs Lehrtätigkeit - den Leser auf den richtigen Weg sowohl hinsichtlich des Geldes wie auch der Ehrfurc...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; german; literatur; hörbuch
|Uller Uprising - H. Beam Piper|
Uller Uprising is the story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. Like most of Piper's best work, Uller Uprising is modeled after an actual event in human history; in this case the Sepoy Mutiny (a Bengal uprising in British-held India brought about when rumors were spread to native soldiers that cartridges being issued by the British were coated with animal fat...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; piper
Downloads: 24,148 (1 review)
|Ultima Thule - Mack Reynolds|
LibriVox recording of Ultima Thule by Mack Reynolds. Read by Karen Savage. Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine? For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; sci-fi sci fi; interplanetary travel; mystery
|Ulysses - James Joyce|
Librivox recording of Ulysses, by James Joyce. Still considered one of the most radical works of fiction of the 20th Century, James Joyce's Ulysses ushered in the era of the modern novel. Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, the narrative follows Leopold Bloom and a number of other characters through an ordinary day, twenty four hours, in Dublin, on June 16, 1904. The text is dense and difficult, but perfectly suited to an oral reading, filled with language tricks, puns and jokes, stream of conscio...
Downloads: 350,573 (10 reviews)
|Ulysses (version 2) - James Joyce|
LibriVox recording of Ulysses (version 2) by James Joyce. Read in English by Brian; hefyd; iremonger; Nathan Jordan; Kirsty Leishman; Richard Wallis; LizMourant; penboy7000; Cath Garde; Grant Hurlock; Andy Minter; Peter Yearsley; Laurie Anne Walden; Elizabeth Klett; mb; Anna Simon; David Lawrence; TriciaG; Nadine Eckert-Boulet; Algy Pug; Amy Gramour; Julia Niedermaier; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Amanda Friday; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Rapunzelina; CaprishaPage; alanmapstone; April Gonzales; Cha...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; dublin; Ireland; modernism; leopold bloom; modernist literature; irish authors
|Ulysses S. Grant - Owen Wister|
LibriVox recording of Ulysses S. Grant, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. Ulysses S. Grant was the great hero (for the North) in the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. This short biography is only 145 pages in a little pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: Biography; Civil War; Presidents; Librivox; audiobook
|Um club da má língua - Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
Gravação LibriVox de Um club da má língua, de Fyodor Dostoyevsky, traduzido por Manuel de Macedo. O nome do autor é ocasionalmente grafado como Dostoievsky – foi um escritor russo, considerado um dos maiores romancistas da literatura russa e um dos mais inovadores artistas de todos os tempos. Nesta obra, que lembra uma peça de teatro, é feita uma sátira à hipocrisia das relações sociais na "sociedade" de Mordassov, e às personagens dessa sociedade que se baseiam em intrigas e menti...
|Umboo, The Elephant - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Umboo, The Elephant by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Todd Jenken; Andrew Nelson; Steve Kleiser; Nyon Smith. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in a circus? What if, rather than choosing to be in one, you were captured and taken away from the home and family you knew and made to perform in the heat of a big top? Meet Umboo, the elephant, Chako, the monkey, Snarlie, the tiger and their circus friends and learn how life in the jungle was differe...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; animals; jungle; elephant; bedtime stories; circus
|Umbrellas and Their History - William Sangster|
LibriVox recording of Umbrellas and Their History, by William Sangster. A whimsically serious look at the umbrella and society. (summary by Clarica) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.
Keywords: non fiction; history; umbrellas; sangster; audio books; librivox
|Un Matin - Emile Verhaeren|
LibriVox recording of Un Martin, de Emile Verhaeren Chaque mois, nous choisissons un poème qui est enregistré par un maximum de librivoxeurs ! Cette mois c'est "Un Matin" de Emile Verhaeren, un poète belge flamand, d'expression française. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibiVox; Poetry; French; Francais; français; Belge
|Unbeaten Tracks in Japan - Isabella L. Bird|
LibriVox recording of Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, by Isabella L. Bird. Read by Availle. Isabella Lucy Bird (1831 – 1904) was a 19th century English traveller, writer, and natural historian. She was a sickly child, however, while she was travelling she was almost always healthy. Her first trip, in 1854, took her to America, visiting relatives. Her first book, The Englishwoman in America was published anonymously two years later...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; travel; memoirs; Japan; Asia; History; Nature
|Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Cathy Barratt. Looking for a replacement to Sherlock Holmes after the author had killed him off in 1894, Doyle wrote this murder mystery in the dying years of the 19th century. Set in Napoleon's era, it involves a Frenchman returning to his native land to join the Emperor's ranks. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; mystery; murder; Napoleon; France
Downloads: 4,225 (1 review)
|Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories - Cal Stewart|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories, by Cal Stewart. Read by Philip Martin. A collection of comedic short stories from the perspective of an old country man. (Summary by Philip Martin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; wit; folksy humor; comedy; america; USA; short story; Punkin Centre; Stewart
|Uncle Remus & Friends: 17 Great Stories - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus & Friends: 17 Great Stories, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert Uncle Remus, that genial old storyteller, knows how to spin these wonderful tales about the 'criteers' that the little 6 year old boy (and many of us adults!) love to listen to. Yet the 'Brer Rabbit and 'Brer Fox and the others sound a lot like the people all around us. They tell stories about personalities and faults and virtues in a way that is unique to Uncle Remus...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; uncle remus; brer rabbit
|Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert. Uncle Remus' stories feature a trickster hero called Br'er Rabbit ("Brother" Rabbit), who uses his wits to slide out of trouble and gain the advantage over the slower witted other animals, many of whom are trying to eat him. Br'er Rabbit stories were mostly collected directly from the afro-american oral story-telling tradition and are said to be a direct interpretation of Yoruba tales of Hare...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; animals; children; fairy tales; fantasy; fiction; teen/young adult
|Uncle Remus Returns - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus Returns by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert. Uncle Remus tells these 11 stories but to the son of the original "little boy" who is visiting his grandmother on the plantation. As always Uncle Remus can be relied upon to provide funny and pointed insight into human personalities through his story telling. These were all published in the Uncle Remus magazine from 1905 and 1906 and gathered together in this book by the author...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; remus; brer rabbit; american south; children
|Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Mark F. Smith. Many readers will already be familiar with Uncle Remus’ favorite animal characters – Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Fox among them – and some of the popular tales concerning them. (To this day, “tar baby” as an expression for a particularly sticky situation that is almost impossible to solve, has passed into the English language and common use.) Even people who have never read any of these tales will know ex...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; remus; harris; folktales; animals
Downloads: 157,759 (1 review)
|Uncle Silas - J. Sheridan Le Fanu|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Silas, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Read by Great Plains. Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of the supernatural (despite a few creepily ambiguous touches), but does show a strong interest in the occult and in the ideas of Swedenborg...
Keywords: librivox; literature; Sheridan Le Fanu; Gothic mystery; Uncle Silas
Downloads: 13,258 (1 review)
|Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe|
Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; stowe; uncle tom
Downloads: 938,677 (9 reviews)
|Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Uncle Vanya (subtitled “Scenes From Country Life”) is a tragicomedy by Anton Chekhov. It is set on the failing country estate of a retired professor, Serebrakoff, who returns after a long absence with his beautiful young wife, and throws the household into confusion. Rivalry, unrequited love, illicit romance, and attempted suicide are the result, punctuated throughout by Chekhov’s sad, wistful humor...
Keywords: librivox; drama; audio; chekhov; vanya
|Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard, by Howard R. Garis. Read by Mark F. Smith. Uncle Wiggily Longears, an old bunny gentleman now stricken with rheumatism and getting around with a cane, still is quite active. In these stories, he encounters a string of characters from Mother Goose's tales and has adventures that are not quite in keeping with her books! These gentle tales are 7 - 8 minutes each and quite suited to a nightly reading to a small child...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; children's fiction
Downloads: 1,367 (1 review)
|Uncle Wiggily in the Woods - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily in the Woods, by Howard R. Garis. Howard Garis, one of the most prolific children's writers of the 20th century, is credited with writing over 1500 Uncle Wiggily stories. In this collection, the loveable old rabbit stays close to home and visits woodland friends. (Summary by Lynne Thompson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nature; woodland; bedtime stories; animals; young children
|Uncle Wiggily In Wonderland - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggly In Wonderland, by Howard R. Garis Howard Garis, one of the most prolific children's writers of the 20th century, is credited with writing over 1500 Uncle Wiggily stories. In this collection, the loveable old rabbit visits other childhood friends from the "Alice In Wonderland" stories, once he discovers his rheumatism is not bothering him so much one day and he feels the need for adventure...
Keywords: children; uncle wiggly; audiobook; librivox; alice
|Uncle Wiggily's Adventures - Howard R.Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Adventures, by Howard R.Garis. Read by Daryl Wor. Due to Uncle Wiggily's rheumatism being so very bad, Dr. Possum prescribes a journey to help him move around, have a change of air, and a good long bout of traveling to get more exercise. So Uncle Wiggily packs his valise and sets forth! (Summary by Daryl Wor) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), pleas...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; animals; children; fiction; humor
|Uncle Wiggily's Travels - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Travels by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Claire; Jennifer Dorr; Emily Wright; S R Colon; Lynne Thompson; Michelle Goode; Sharon Kilmer; Greg Giordano; Phil Schempf; Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett This is the second of 79 Uncle Wiggily books published and contains another selection of bedtime stories from those originally published in the Newark Evening News every day except Saturday for over 40 years...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; animals; bedtime stories; young children; rabbit
|Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Mike Pelton; meridiculous; Fiddlesticks; deongines; Gabriela Cowan; Paul Simonin; KHand An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS fee...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; exploration; adventure; shipwreck; pirates; seas; spanish main
|Under the Andes - Rex Stout|
LibriVox recording of Under the Andes by Rex Stout. Read by Roger Melin. Under the Andes was written by Rex Stout years before his creation of the immensely popular Nero Wolfe series of novels, and while perhaps his future writing style is still blossoming, certainly his knack for weaving a fantastic tale of mystery and adventure will have most readers anxious for the next phase of adventure at every turn.The story finds two brothers and a pretty female companion on a journey which eventually ta...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; mystery; suspense
|Under the Greenwood Tree - Thomas Hardy|
LibriVox recording of Under the Greenwood Tree, by Thomas Hardy. Read by Rachel Lintern. This novel is subtitled The Mellstock Quire, A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. The Quire is the group of musicians who accompany the hymns at the local church and we follow the fortunes of one member, Dick Dewy, who falls in love with the new school mistress, Fancy Day. Another element of the book is the battle between the traditional musicians of the Quire and the local vicar, Parson Maybold, who instal...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; romance; pastoral; choir; quire; music
Downloads: 22,954 (2 reviews)
|Under the Lilacs - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Under the Lilacs (version 2) by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by Tara Dow Under the Lilacs is a tale of friendship and adventure from celebrated author Louisa May Alcott. When sisters Bab and Betty Moss decide to have a tea party one spring morning, little did they know a strange and talented dog and a bedraggled circus run-away would come into their lives. Ben Brown is believed to be orphaned...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; dog; runaway; circus; morality tale
|Under the Lilacs - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Under the Lilacs, by Louisa May Alcott. Read by Librivox volunteers "When two young girls decide to have a tea party with their dolls and a mysterious dog comes and eats their prized cake, they end up finding a circus run-away, Ben Brown. Ben is a horse master, and loves horses, so when the Moss' take the young boy in they decide to give him work at the neighbors house driving cows (on a horse, of course)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; Alcott; Under the Lilacs
|Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories - Giovanni Verga|
LibriVox recording of Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories by Giovanni Verga. (Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole.) Read in English by Mary J The short stories of Giovanni Verga, one of the leading authors of Italian verismo, or realism, tell mostly of working-class characters in rural, 19th-century Sicily. One of these stories, "Rustic Chivalry," or "Cavalleria rusticana," was the basis for the opera of the same name by Mascagni...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; realism; rural life; Sicily; verismo
|Under Western Eyes - Joseph Conrad|
LibriVox recording of Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Expatriate Under Western Eyes (1911) is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to the themes explored in Crime and Punishment, Conrad being reputed to have detested Dostoevsky. It is also, some say, Conrad's response to his own early life; his father was a famous revolutionary imprisoned by the Russians, but, instead of fol...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; revolutionary movements; russian revolution
|Underground Man - Gabriel Tarde|
LibriVox recording of Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde (1843 - 1904). (Translated by Cloudesley Shovell Henry Brereton (1863 - 1937).) Read in English by Ruth Golding. This post-apocalyptic novella tells the story of the downfall of civilisation and mankind following a solar cataclysm in the late 20th century. To survive, the remnants of humanity had to build a new civilization underground in the complete absence of all species except mankind, choosing to base it only on love and beauty, the fin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; philosophy; science fiction; science; art; love; society; disaster; eugenics; beauty; sociology; earth; post-apocalyptic; sci fi; sun; civilization; arts; aesthetics; ice age; aesthetic
|Understood Betsy - Dorothy Canfield Fisher|
LibriVox recording of Understood Betsy, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. The story tells of Elizabeth Ann, a 9-year-old orphan who goes from a sheltered existence with her father's aunt Harriet and cousin Frances in the city, to living on a Vermont farm with her mother's family, the Putneys, whose child-rearing practices had always seemed suspect to Harriet and her daughter...
Keywords: dorothy; canfield; fisher; librivox; publicdomain; audio book; betsy; understood
Downloads: 13,081 (2 reviews)
|Understood Betsy (version 2) - Dorothy Canfield Fisher|
LibriVox recording of Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Elizabeth Ann is a timid, sickly little girl who lives with her Aunt Frances and her Great-Aunt Harriet. When Great-Aunt Harriet becomes ill, poor little Elizabeth Ann is sent to live with the much-feared Putney cousins, whom, as Great-Aunt Harriet said “Such lack of sympathy, such perfect indifference to the sacred sensitiveness of child-life, such a starving of the child-heart … No, I shall never forget it! They had chores ...
Keywords: betsy; fisher; children; fiction; sudio books; librivox
|Undine - Friedrich de La Motte-Fouque|
LibriVox recording of Undine by Friedrich de La Motte-Fouqué. Read by Pete Williams, Pittsburgh, PA. Undine is a novel by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué concerning Undine, a water spirit who marries a Knight named Huldebrand in order to gain a soul. It is an early German romance, which has been translated into English and other languages. The novel served as inspiration for two operas in the romantic style by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann and Albert Lortzing, respectively, and two ballets: the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; undine
|Uneasy Money - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Uneasy Money by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. Uneasy Money is a romantic comedy by P.G. Wodehouse, published during the First World War, it offers light escapism. More romantic but only a little less humorous that his mature works, it tells of the vicissitudes of poor Lord Dawlish, who inherits five million dollars, but becomes a serially disappointed groom.When the story opens Bill (Lord Dawlish, a thoroughly pleasant man) is engaged to a demanding actress...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humor; romance
Downloads: 18,436 (1 review)
|Unidentified Flying Objects - United States Federal Bureau of Investigation|
LibriVox recording of UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS, by UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Read by ROGER MELIN. Through the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) this series of communications has been de-classified and made public. Most names have been omitted, however much information of the sightings of UFOs in 1947 can be gleaned from these communications which were primarily between the FBI and other U.S...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fbi; unidentified; flying; objects; ufos
Downloads: 9,686 (1 review)
|Union and Communion - or Thoughts on the Song of Solomon - J Hudson Taylor|
LibriVox recording of Union and Communion - or Thoughts on the Song of Solomon, by J Hudson Taylor. Read by David Barnes. This little book, whose design is to lead the devout Bible student into the Green Pastures of the Good Shepherd, thence to the Banqueting House of the King, and thence to the service of the Vineyard, is one of the abiding legacies of Mr. Hudson Taylor to the Church. In the power of an evident unction from the Holy One, he has been enabled herein to unfold in simplest language...
Keywords: religion; philosophy; non-fiction; psychology
|United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection|
LibriVox United Kingdom House of Commons speeches collection. This collection comprises recordings of 17 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1628 and 1956. Readings are of speeches origninally given by parliamentarians including Oliver Cromwell, Edmund Burke, William Wilberforce, William Gladstone, Keir Hardie, Winston Churchill and Aneurin Bevan. (Summary by Carl Manchester) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover o...
Keywords: politics; parliament; audiobook; librivox; labour; conservative; liberal
|United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume three - Various|
LibriVox recording of United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume three. This is the third LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings of 10 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1601 and 1960. Readings are of speeches originally given by Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, and by parliamentarians Edmund Burke, Herbert Asquith, Winston Churchill, Barbara Castle, Margaret Thatcher a...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; politics; speeches; Britain; British; UK; parliament; First World War; Second World War; WW1; WW2; Korean War; Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat
|United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume two - Various|
LibriVox United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 2. This is the second LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings of 14 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1756 and 1956. Readings are of speeches origninally given by parliamentarians including William Pitt the Elder, John Stuart Mill, Dadabhai Naoroji, Lady Astor, Stanley Baldwin, Clement Attlee, Aneurin Bevan and Tony Benn...
Keywords: britain; politics; speeches; commons; librivox
|United Kingdom House of Lords Speeches Collection|
LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom. This collection comprises recordings of 7 historic speeches given to the UK House of Lords between 1641 and 1945. Readings are of speeches origninally given by the 1st Earl of Strafford (Thomas Wentworth), the 1st Earl of Chatham (William Pitt the Elder), the 6th Baron Byron (the poet Lord Byron), the 1st Duke of Wellington (Arthur Wellesley), the 3rd Earl of Lucan (George Lord Bingham) and the 3rd Earl Russell (t...
|United States Bill of Rights - James Madison|
The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. They were introduced as a series of amendments in 1789 in the First United States Congress by James Madison. Ten of the amendments were ratified and became the Bill of Rights in 1791. These amendments limit the powers of the federal government, protecting the rights of all citizens, residents and visitors on United States territory.(Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, r...
Keywords: Bill of Rights; Constitution; United States; Independence; History; Madison; Free Speech; Amendments; Bear Arms; Amendment
Downloads: 79,698 (1 review)
|Universal Declaration of Human Rights - United Nations|
LibriVox recording of The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the text in each language. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights...
|Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Volume 02 - United Nations|
42 LibriVox recordings of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 39 languages. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). The Guinness Book of Records describes the UDHR as the "Most Translated Document" in the world. It consists of 30 articles which outline the view of the General Assembly on the human rights guaranteed to all people.(Summary adapted from Wikipedia) This ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; multilingual; languages; United Nations; human rights
|Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Volume 03 - United Nations|
LibriVox recording of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A collection of readings in the readers language of choice For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available